Translation of balloon in Spanish:
- 1 (toy) balloon loanpréstamo (masculine) balloon (préstamo reembolsable al vencimiento)balloon sailblooper (masculine)Example sentences
- It is now colourfully decorated in balloons and streamers.
- The gaily coloured banners and balloons decorating the streets give the impression of an impromptu homecoming party.
- Other similarly coloured decorations included flowers, balloons, the cake and the reception at the Hanover International.
- 2 (Aviation) meteorological or weather balloon to go over or (British) down like a lead balloon [colloquial]caer muy mal [colloquial]when the balloon goes up (British)cuando estalle el asuntocuando reviente el asunto [colloquial](before noun) (ride/trip)
en globoExample sentences
- Just as an object less dense than water rises to the surface, our balloon filled with hot air rises through the surrounding air.
- The blast of red hot air filled the balloon, lifting them high into the air.
- But all in all, I could understand hot-air balloon aviators' fascination with the sport.
- 3 (in comic strip)Example sentences
- When applicable, Robinson will overlap his word balloons.
- You've mentioned the haiku-like or telegram-like quality of word balloons in comics.
- They're confused as to whether one follows the panels across or down, in what order the word balloons are sequenced, and so forth.
- 2 (swell)hincharseExample sentences
- It split down the middle to reveal a light lavender petticoat and the sleeves ballooned out, at the top, and cascaded down, past her hands, ending in a waterfall of silky material.
- The necks of old port bottles, for example, usually have a slightly bulbous form, so that the lower part of the cylindrical cork is weakened where it ballooned out and became cone shaped.
- I was about to breathe a sigh of relief when they ballooned out and started to parachute down in the middle of the courtyard.
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